Kataeb leader Sami Gemayel speaks during a news conference in Beirut, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (The Daily Star/Dalati & Nohra, HO)
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In a televised news conference, Gemayel explained his proposed trash treatment process using visual aids, calling for the decentralization of the waste sector as an alternative to the east Beirut landfill.Gemayel's party has been holding regular protests outside the Burj Hammoud landfill in east Beirut.Gemayel recently cautioned against creating another Naameh-style landfill in Burj Hammoud.The infamous Naameh landfill had been reopened for two months to take the decomposing waste that had piled up in the streets.Trash is now being taken to storage lots in Costa Brava, south of Beirut, and to Burj Hammoud, to the capital's east, where new landfills are being built.
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